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Bears To Sign Former Steelers, Jets WR Santonio Holmes

It took him a while to find a home but former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes now has one for at least the next couple of weeks. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Holmes has agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears. HJolmes was released by the New York Jets back in May after […]

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Steelers WR Justin Brown Leaned On AB During July Down Time

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Justin Brown had a strong spring, getting in reps with the first-team offense and plenty of friendly write-ups from the sports writers and bloggers who witnessed his growth in OTAs and minicamp. But he also remembered that he started to fade a couple weeks into training camp last season, following […]

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Season Of Change – Time To Move On

After two straight seasons of equivalent wins and losses, it’s certainly no surprise that the front office of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been busier and more active than usual in their efforts to reshape a middling roster into a true competitor. The past few months could be fairly described as a season of change amid […]

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Replacing A Championship Roster – Antonio Brown Succeeds Hines Ward

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […]

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Steelers Lineup Turnover 2014 – Wide Receiver

When you look back just to the start of last season and project the starting lineup that the Pittsburgh Steelers can be expected to field when they resume play in September, you’ll see that they’ve undergone quite a bit of change. Certainly more than usual. With two exceptions—Heath Miller and Le’Veon Bell—the changes to the […]

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Ike Taylor Says James Harrison And Santonio Holmes Both Want To Be Steelers In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is good about staying in contact with his former teammates. On Tuesday’s episode of “The Ike Taylor Show“, the longtime veteran said he’s talked to former Steelers James Harrison and Santonio Holmes, and both indicated to him that they want to come back to Pittsburgh in 2014. “Both of them […]

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Markus Wheaton Compared To Recent Steelers Year-Two Starting WRs

With the NFL draft having come and gone, and free agent signings—at least significant ones—likely completely wrapped up, we can now begin painting a picture of what the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers will look like in September. One thing is for certain: there will be a new starting wide receiver this year, with both Emmanuel Sanders […]

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Cornerback Versus Wide Receiver Battle Will Be Decided Tonight

Wednesday night on Twitter, I asked my followers who they thought the Pittsburgh Steelers would pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft that gets underway later this evening and unsurprisingly the consensus was that they wanted either a cornerback or a wide receiver with the former being the most popular of the […]

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Steelers Would Probably Be Wise To Avoid Drafting A Wide Receiver In Round One

According to several of the major media draftniks, this year’s draft class is deep when it comes to the wide receiver position. With that being said, there still figures to be four or five drafted in the first round come next Thursday night. Will the Pittsburgh Steelers be one of those teams to draft a […]

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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Wide Receiver

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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Remembering The Trade Of Santonio Holmes To The Jets Four Years Ago

It was four years ago Saturday that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded away wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a measly fifth-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, but that trade couldn’t have worked out any better. Holmes, who was about to enter into the final year of his rookie contract at […]

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Jets Release Former Steelers WR Santonio Holmes

The New York Jets have just released former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes. Holmes was a highly productive player for Mark Sanchez and the Jets in his first couple of seasons in New York, but he has been highly limited over the past two seasons due to significant injuries. The Steelers drafted Holmes out […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2005 Season

We are another day closer to the start of the 2014 free agency signing period and continue on now with our look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first five years of Colbert’s tenure in Pittsburgh […]

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Santonio Holmes Back To Pittsburgh? Not A Chance

The New York Jets are expected to make wide receiver Santonio Holmes a salary cap casualty between now and the start of the new league year and there’s been more than one person that has asked me if I thought the Pittsburgh Steelers might be interested in bringing him back if the price is right. […]

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Report: Jets Expected To Have Interest In Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders During Free Agency

The New York Jets are looking to upgrade their wide receiver positions during the offseason and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders appears to be a free agent on their radar. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets covet the services of not only Sanders, but Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver […]

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Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Wide Receivers

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Today, a look at the Steelers’ wide receiver group. Antonio Brown: It’s safe to say nobody is regretting the Santonio Holmes trade anymore. Brown, the team’s 2013 MVP, became a legitimate #1 wide receiver. He hauled in 110 […]

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Steelers Jets Week 6 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 6 Sunday game against the New York Jets. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones NT Hebron Fangupo WR Markus Wheaton C Cody Wallace T Mike Adams RB Isaac Redman LB Chris Carter Jets WR Santonio Holmes […]

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Jets Injury Report: CB Antonio Cromartie Questionable; TE Kellen Winslow Suspended Four Games

The New York Jets have released their final injury report for their Sunday game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and they very well could be without the services of cornerback Antonio Cromartie (hip, knee), who suffered a hyper-extended knee Thursday during goal line drills. Cromartie did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable heading into […]

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Jets Injury Report: TE Kellen Winslow Remains Sidelined With Knee Problem

The Thursday injury report for the New York Jets is now in and it includes a few changes from the one released on Wednesday. For a second straight day, wide receiver Santonio Holmes (foot, hamstring), cornerback Dee Milliner (hamstring) and TE Kellen Winslow (knee) failed to practice. Holmes and Milliner are almost certain not to […]

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Jets Injury Report: WR Santonio Holmes Remains Sidelined With Hamstring Injury

The New York Jets will host the Pittsburgh Steelers this coming Sunday, but they will likely be without the services of wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) once again. The Steelers former first-round draft pick missed practice again Wednesday with a strained hamstring that suffered during the loss to the Tennessee Titans a few weeks ago […]

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Antonio Brown – Security Blanket

By Matthew Marczi Antonio Brown is in his first season as the top receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and so far, he is making the most of it, putting up some very impressive numbers. Take, for example, Ben Roethlisberger’s completion percentage when targeting Brown thus far this season. Roethlisberger has thrown the ball in Brown’s […]

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The Story Of Guy Whimper

By Matthew Marczi With a few days now gone by since the final 53-man roster was first tallied and the Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly done making roster moves, it certainly appears that journeyman offensive lineman Guy Whimper is here to stay, at least for now. So what exactly does that mean for the 2013 season? As […]

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Steelers Starting Running Back Battle Will Be Fun To Watch

By Matthew Marczi Of the five new starters—or starters in new positions, as is the case for Marcus Gilbert—that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be bringing to the offensive huddle in Week 1 of the 2013 season, we have already covered four. However, those positions are already all but resolved; the final position legitimately appears to […]

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Expectations For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton In 2013 Need To Be Tempered

Marc Sessler of NFL.com wrote on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton “has a chance to see plenty of playing time on passing downs” in 2013, which leads one to believe that the Oregon State product has a chance to be mighty productive in only his first year in the league. While […]

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Steelers Immaculate Reception Named Best Fourth Down Play Of All-Time

To celebrate the 4th of July on Thursday, the NFL Network had a segment dedicated to the top 10 plays all-time on fourth down, and it should come as no surprise that the Immaculate Reception was tops on the list. That topic resulted in me searching for other big plays made over the years by […]

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Character Counts – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part IV

By Matthew Marczi Despite the organization’s strong reputation, the Pittsburgh Steelers have come across their fair share of public relations hiccups through the years thanks to the behavior of their players. They once stood behind a player who shot at a police helicopter. Then, years later, they unceremoniously dumped one player who sucker punched a […]

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